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January 27, 2011
Director of Public Prosecutions is called to the Bahamas Bar

By PAUL G TURNQUEST

Tribune Staff Reporter

pturnquest@tribunemedia.net

THE Director of Public Prosecutions Vinette Graham-Allen was called to the Bahamas Bar late last night, drawing to an end a protracted process that has taken nearly five months to complete.

On the steps of the Chief Justice's office last night, Attorney General Senator John Delaney said he was very pleased to inform the pub...

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Rolle: It's not unusual to see union unrest at vote time
September 15, 2021
Rolle: It's not unusual to see union unrest at vote time

PUBLIC Service and National Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle suggested yesterday that it's not unusual to see industrial unrest in the public sector when a general election approaches, saying "unions do what unions do" and "perhaps react based on the times".

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Chief justice wants more plea bargains
December 02, 2020
Chief justice wants more plea bargains

CHIEF Justice Brian Moree wants to see greater use of plea bargains in the Bahamian criminal justice system, saying yesterday the country does not have the resources for every case to go to trial...

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May 17, 2013
Advocating for good causes and justice

I have been asked to address three questions:
1. What have you enjoyed most about your legal career?
The answer is simple: advocating for good causes and for justice.
My inspiration, my late grandmother, Georgiana Symonette would read: "But let justice roll on like a river, and righteousness like a mighty stream" (Amos 5:24).
She was saying: I want to see a mighty flood of justice; and she acted ...

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Diabetic Wound Care Symposium Raises The Bar Announces Target to Reduce Amputations by 50
December 07, 2018
Diabetic Wound Care Symposium Raises The Bar & Announces Target to Reduce Amputations by 50%

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) recently hosted its second annual Diabetic Wound Care Symposium at the PHA’s Corporate Training Centre last month...

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May 17, 2019
Early morning armed robbery at West Bay Street bar

POLICE are seeking the public's assistance in apprehending the suspect responsible for an armed robbery at West Bay Street bar early Thursday morning.

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Ag: Bar Council Should Stop Acting Politically And Admit Two African Lawyers
December 23, 2019
Ag: Bar Council Should Stop Acting Politically And Admit Two African Lawyers

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel said the Bahamas Bar Council should stop acting "politically" and admit two Africans working in senior positions at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions to the Bahamas Bar.

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Gibson's lawyers want commissioner sacked
November 29, 2019
Gibson's lawyers want commissioner sacked

SHANE Gibson’s lawyers want Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson removed from office and will make a complaint to the Bar Association to have Director of Public Prosecutions Garvin Gaskin disbarred due to the way investigations were handled in Mr Gibson’s case, according to former State Minister for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez, QC. He said lawyers also intend to sue for malicious prosecution on...

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Dpp African Lawyers CanT Work In Courts
November 15, 2019
Dpp African Lawyers Can’T Work In Courts

TWO Africans hired to top positions at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions have been denied admission to the Bahamian Bar, preventing them from arguing cases in court...

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Bar Council: Why hire foreign lawyers for prosecutor posts
August 21, 2019
Bar Council: Why hire foreign lawyers for prosecutor posts

THE Bahamas Bar Council wants the director of public prosecutions to justify the hiring of two foreign lawyers to top-level posts at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and is not inclined to give the lawyers entry into the Bahamas Bar without adequate justification, The Tribune understands.

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